If you cannot open your pics, documents, or other files and also see the .tury extension on them, your system is definitely infected with Tury ransomware. It pertains to STOP/Djvu ransomware group
Tury ransomware encrypts personal documents located on the victim’s PC with the extension “.tury” and then generates the ransom note in each folder which contains encrypted files. The instructions are put on the victim’s PC in the “readme.txt” file. Its activity is generally comparable to other samples of the same ransomware family: Powz, Pohj, Towz.
What is Tury Ransomware?
|Ransomware family1||DJVU/STOP2 ransomware|
|Ransom||From $490 to $980|
|Symptoms||The images, videos, and other documents have the “.tury” extension and cannot be opened by any programs|
|Fix Tool||Trojan Killer – ransomware infections tool. 14-day free trial.|
Tury is file-encrypting ransomware that prevents regular access to your text files, Excel tables, videos and pictures by ciphering them. It marks the ciphered files with the “.tury” extension. Then Tury ransomware adds a ransom note (readme.txt) to each folder. In it, you can see the guidance to pay the ransom ($490-$980 in Bitcoin) to a certain Bitcoin wallet. The AES-256 or RSA-1028 cipher it utilizes to cipher the files is not decryptable with contemporary computers. Even quantum PCs that currently exist will likely spend thousands of years to find the decryption key.
How dangerous is the Tury ransomware?
When Tury ransomware gets in your system, it will check your computer for photos, videos, and important documents. It [ciphers all widespread file formats- .psd, .doc, .docx, .xls, .xlsx, .pdf, .jpeg, .png, et cetera. When these documents are found, the ransomware will cipher them and also change their extension to “.tury” to ensure that you understand what happened.
After the Tury ransomware encrypted the data on your computer, it will drop the last “readme.txt” file on the main screen. Besides the ransom payment instructions, the victims also see the emails to contact the cybercriminals – email@example.com and firstname.lastname@example.org.
Here is the money ransom note that the Tury ransomware shows to its victims:
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How did the Tury ransomware get on my computer?
The Tury ransomware spreads by placing links to get hacked programs or games. They try to keep their eye on all buzz topics which can be chosen to spread ransomware. New games releases, new popular movies – Tury creators make whatever to get their money on that. One of the most favored tactics these crooks put to use is one-day sites with torrent downloading links. Nonetheless, following the contemporary trends is not the single way these burglars utilize. Ways that have already turned into standard, such as e-mail spamming, are likewise typical for STOP/Djvu ransomware distribution.
Preventing this ransomware does not need a lot of initiative. Adhering to the ordinary principles of computer hygiene will considerably reduce all dangers. Bear in mind that launching all documents you receive on e-mail is not a great idea. Even worse case is to enable macros in Microsoft Office documents. However, it is much better to prevent the malware intrusion at the moment when you have only opened the email message. Checking the sender’s address can point out a lot about what you can anticipate, as well as when you see the thing like “email@example.com”– it is likely a legit email. On the other hand, stuff that tries to look like Amazon or FedEx shipping notice, however, uses the email address of “firstname.lastname@example.org”– should make you get on the alarm. Above, you can see the illustration of such a message.
Outlaw sources of different digital things need some extra explanation. Breaking copyright regulation surely throws you to the risk of being fined. However, utilizing torrent trackers or third-party websites to download “free” programs also exposes you to different malware. Nobody can control unnamed individuals that launch the torrent seeding or publish the hacked program version on the website with pirated program.
Tury virus removal instructions.
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This guide below shows how to use Trojan Killer Portable3 for Tury virus detection and removal:
STEP 1. Download and install Trojan Killer.
STEP 2. Click on "Finish".
STEP 3. Wait until necessary updates are downloaded and installed.
STEP 4. Select computer scan type.
STEP 5. The software will begin scanning your computer.
STEP 6. Click on "Cure PC".
Restore the files encrypted by the Tury ransomware
In most cases, it’s impossible to recover the files encrypted by the Tury ransomware because the private key needed to unlock the encrypted files is only available through cybercriminals. However, we’ve listed one option you can use to recover your files below.
Warning! Make sure you remove the ransomware from your system first, otherwise, it will repeatedly encrypt your files.
If your files were encrypted with an offline key, there is a chance you can recover them by using Emsisoft Decryptor for the STOP/Djvu decryption tool. Follow the below guide to recover your files using the Emsisoft Decryptor for STOP/Djvu.
- You can download Emsisoft Decryptor for STOP Djvu by clicking this link.
- When the decryptor has finished downloading, double-click on “decrypt_STOPDjvu.exe” to run this program on your computer.
- Click the “Decrypt” button to start the decryption process for Tury files. The screen will switch to a status view, informing you about your files’ current process and decryption status.
- The decryptor will inform you once the decryption process will be finished. If you require the report for your records, you can save it by clicking the “Save log” button.
If the Emsisoft Decryptor can’t decrypt your .tury files and you do not plan on paying the ransom, it is advised that you make an image of the encrypted drives so that you can decrypt them in the future.
Your computer should now be free of the Tury ransomware infection. However, suppose your current antivirus allowed this malicious program on your computer. In that case, you might want to consider purchasing the full-featured version of Trojan Killer to protect against these types of threats in the future.
TURY Ransomware — How To Remove Virus & Decrypt Files?
Name: TURY Virus
Description: TURY Virus is a STOP/DJVU family of ransomware-type virus. It encrypts files, video, photos, documents. Encrypted files can be tracked by a specific tury extension. TURY ransomware asks victims for a ransom fee about $490 - $980 in Bitcoin.
Offer price: 480
Operating System: Windows
Application Category: Virus
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